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Frog music

a novel

by Emma Donoghue

  • 379 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women dancers,
  • Asesinato,
  • Family Life,
  • Crime,
  • Literary,
  • Danzarinas,
  • Investigacio n criminal,
  • Investigation,
  • Novela,
  • Historical,
  • General,
  • FICTION,
  • Fiction,
  • Murder

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-398).

    StatementEmma Donoghue
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6054.O547 F76 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405 pages ;
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26274675M
    ISBN 10031632468X, 0316404586, 0316371459
    ISBN 109780316324687, 9780316404587, 9780316371452
    LC Control Number2014000840
    OCLC/WorldCa855905294

      Frog Music, in common with Donoghue's other historical fiction, is more faithful to its real-life origins, in this case the murder of a young woman called Jenny Bonnet. The book Author: Sadie Jones.   Frog Music A Novel (Book): Donoghue, Emma: "Emma Donoghue's explosive new novel, based on an unsolved murder in San Francisco. Summer of San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heatwave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, .

      In the summer of , San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat wave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman named Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the next three days, she will risk everything to bring Jenny's murderer to justice if he doesn't track her down.   'Frog Music' Sounds A Barbaric (But Invigorating) Yawp April 1, • Emma Donoghue's new novel is a rich, raunchy tale of demimondaines and .

      Frog Music, written by the author of Room, is based on the true story of the murder of Jenny Bonnet, a law-flouting, pants-wearing frog catcher who lived in San Francisco in .   “Frog Music” is Emma Donoghue’s first novel since she vaulted to a new literary level in with the rapturously received “Room,” a study of a young woman’s imprisonment in a tiny.


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Verified Purchase On the whole, Frog Music is a fun, sexy romp through life in San Francisco in the s. It is a wonderfully researched historical novel, with many details that bring that time and place alive for Frog music book reader, including life in Chinatown/5().

“ Frog Music ” — her first historical novel set in America — takes us to San Francisco in the broiling summer of The shaky city is aflame with crime, disease and racial violence, fueled by. In thrilling, cinematic style, Frog Music digs up a long-forgotten, never-solved crime.

Full of songs that migrated across the world, Emma Donoghue's lyrical tale of love and bloodshed among lowlifes captures the pulse of a boomtown like no : Little, Brown and Company. Frog Music is the best kind of historical fiction: as authentic in its emotions and characterizations as it is in its archival details.

FROG MUSIC by Emma Donoghue ‧ RELEASE DATE: April 1, In the Frog music book fall ofa San Francisco prostitute tracks a killer and searches for her stolen baby. It should come as no surprise, then, that Frog Music, her eighth novel and the follow-up to Room, is not some grisly modern morality tale, but takes place on the seedy post-gold rush streets.

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In thrilling, cinematic style, Frog Music digs up a long-forgotten, never-solved crime. Full of songs that migrated across the world, Emma Donoghue's lyrical tale of love and bloodshed among lowlifes captures the pulse of a boomtown like no other.

(From the publisher.). Frog Music is a rare treat in that it is truly divergent from the vast majority of popular fiction. The characters are wickedly eccentric, complex, and drawn in the most fascinating strokes imaginable. The narrative is uncompromising and compelling. The tension is ratcheted up in unexpected ways that border on the : Rich Follett.

A Tale of Love & Bloodshed Follow Emma Donoghue on Twitter at Click here for more information: In S. San Francisco, a stifling heat wave and smallpox epidemic have engulfed the City.

Deep in the streets of Chinatown live three former stars of the Parisian circus: Blanche, now an exotic dancer at the House of Mirrors, her lover Arthur and his companion Ernest.

When an eccentric outsider joins their little circle, secrets unravel, changing everything - and leaving one of them dead/5(54).

Frog Music (April ). Summer of San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heatwave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer.

Book Overview From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room "Her greatest achievement yet Emma Donoghue shows more than range with FROG MUSIC--she shows genius." -- Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life Summer of San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat wave and a smallpox epidemic.

In thrilling, cinematic style, Frog Music digs up a long-forgotten, never-solved crime. Full of songs that migrated across the world, Emma Donoghue's lyrical tale of love and bloodshed among lowlifes captures the pulse of a boomtown like no other/5(). Frog Musicsurprised me by turning out to be very much the survivor’s story—told entirely from the point of view of Blanche Beunon, the erotic dancer who was in that grimy saloon with Jenny when the bullets came through the window.

The same cannot be said of Donoghue’s new novel, “Frog Music,” which is based on a true-life unsolved murder that occurred on the outskirts Author: Patrick Mcgrath.

Book Reviews Emma Donoghue’s novel Room is a same cannot be said of Donoghue’s new novel, Frog Music, which is based on a true-life unsolved murder that occurred on the outskirts of San Francisco in the summer of Frog Music refuses to come to life, quietly collapsing under the weight of its own tedium.

This may be a function both of the thinness of the actual story. Frog Music (April ). Summer of San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heatwave and a smallpox epidemic.

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